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Best Cities for Successful Aging | Hanford-Corcoran, CA
#221
OVERALL RANKING

Hanford-Corcoran, CA


SCORE: 74.81

#205
FOR AGES 65-79
SCORE: 76.80
 
#208
FOR AGES 80+
SCORE: 76.58
 
Percent of Population 65+:  8.49%
Population 65+:  12,853
Total Population:  151,382

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent
+/-
General 107 75.44 75.28 0.21 %
Health Care 197 32.71 42.45 -22.94 %
Wellness 97 83.21 81.88 1.62 %
Financial 206 72.90 77.72 -6.20 %
Living ArrangementsArrange-
ments
232 55.54 69.85 -20.49 %
Employment / Education 149 55.01 59.20 -7.08 %
Transportation/
Convenience
Transport-
ation
78 67.37 64.90 3.81 %
Community EngagementEngage-
ment
221 44.49 54.20 -17.92 %
(Three-tier color code: 1-25 Green, 26-75 Black, 76+ Red)
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General Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Cost of Living 225 36.64 52.43
Crime Rate 69 55.32 47.77
Employment Growth (2007-2012) 73 82.08 80.02
Unemployment Rate 247 19.37 41.03
Income Distribution 168 83.42 85.72
Weather 15 62.01 49.12
Fatal Car Crashes 185 7.87 11.85

Health-Care Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of Doctors 236 7.67 15.54
Number of hospital beds 199 20.79 34.20
% of Hospitals with JCAHO Accreditation 143 75.00 79.23
Expenses per Inpatient Day 224 40.50 60.11
Number of Long-Term Hospitals 252 .00 9.41
Number of Hospitals with Geriatric Services 252 .00 25.35
% of Hospitals with Rehabilitation Services 56 48.31 36.38
Number of Hospitals with Alzheimer's units 252 .00 5.73
Number of Hospitals with Hospice Services 252 .00 15.76
% of Hospitals with Medical School Affiliation 252 .00 26.90
% of Magnet Hospitals 252 .00 6.41
Number of Orthopedic Surgeons 240 4.40 13.47
Number of psychologists 2 82.02 21.04
Number of nurses 61 28.18 24.33
Number of Physical Therapists 239 15.74 35.67
ER Wait Times 64 33.33 27.98
 

Wellness Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Medicare Enrollment 230 84.62 90.82
Obesity rate, population 65+ 21 61.74 50.43
Diabetes Rate 86 48.89 46.23
Alzheimer's Cases 188 77.38 81.94
Number of Caregivers 224 59.22 71.15
Life Expectancy at 65 64 84.45 81.36
Number of Fitness Centers 175 32.01 40.35
Number of fast food outlets 52 72.23 64.16
Sugary drink consumption 34 94.19 74.11
Number of Golf courses, skiing, marinas, bowling 214 11.15 22.34

Financial Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Number of banks and financial institutions 252 18.05 55.90
Total bank deposits 248 .53 1.72
Tax burden 223 53.21 72.59
Dependency Ratio 61 66.55 63.45
Index Growth of Small Businesses (2006-2011) 49 73.66 71.00
% of 65+ population below poverty 227 22.60 37.11
Capital Gains as % of AGI 50 56.77 43.03
Income Growth (2007-2012) 74 64.45 62.83
Amount of Reverse Mortgages 39 31.88 20.25
 

Living Arrangements Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Median House Price 189 38.50 47.00
Median Rental Price 201 60.11 69.66
% of Houses with 65+ Residents 208 40.78 49.14
Number of Nursing Beds 232 11.66 26.73
Cost of Semi-private nursing room 196 56.63 70.35
Number of home health-care service providers 248 1.18 9.48
Continuing Care Facilities 146 10.38 15.92
Cost of assisted living 213 60.90 70.12
Nursing-home rating 217 10.26 34.13
% of seniors living in family households 219 78.71 84.74
Cost of adult day services 168 51.32 61.47

Employment/Education Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Percent of 65+ Employed 204 47.24 57.95
65+ Unemployment Rate 38 18.70 12.33
Employment growth in health,education,leisure and hospitality 16 76.80 69.72
Output of service sector/manufacturing 177 4.19 9.69
College Enrollment 133 23.09 29.22
 

Transportation/Convenience Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
Average commute time to work 106 72.60 71.39
Number of Passenger Trips 23 25.33 11.53
Investment in Public/Senior Transportation 85 64.84 64.25
% of commuters who walk to work 87 18.48 17.90
Number of Grocery, etc. 232 41.67 55.19
% of Seniors near grocery 11 95.57 84.52

Community Engagement Indicators

Indicator Rank Score Average
Score
% of population 65+ 247 23.55 39.94
Number of arts, entertainment, and recreation facilities 169 12.82 18.61
Senior Volunteer Rates 169 55.71 63.01
Number of Public Libraries 101 25.81 25.07
Number of YMCAs 89 12.20 12.40
Funding for Seniors 176 23.33 25.37